Excited to announce that the full length video of our April 2019 Performance of Ginsberg’s HOWL has been accepted into the Creative Pinellas ARTS IN website! Look us up in the Stories and Words category.

Use this link to watch the video. Thanks to all our staff, volunteers, performers and musicians who helped make this KEEP ST. PETE LITSunLit Festival event such a special occasion last year.


Official SunLit Festival Event hosted by Friends of The Jack Kerouac House on April 16th, 2019 from 7-10pm. Thanks to all who joined us in a celebration of music and poetry! Featuring a live reading of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” along with several musical acts, located at the Old Key West Bar and Grill.

Musical Acts: The Florida Boys, Grant Peeples and Ronny Elliott. Readers of “Howl” will be 88.5 WMNF radio’s JoEllen Schilke, Playwright and Founder of The Studio@620 Bob Devin Jones along with Peter Meinke, Florida’s Poet Laureate, and Becca McCoy actor/singer, a Eckerd College Theater Grad, a member of the Actors Equity Association with a broad list of credits on stage, films and tv. Becca was in town for the American Stage production of Mama Mia! We were honored to have her and all other readers gracing the stage during a historic event night.